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Spiraea septentrionalis

Spiraea septentrionalis (Fernald) Á. Löve & D. Löve

Northern Meadowsweet

Rosaceae (Rose Family)

Synonym(s): Spiraea alba var. septentrionalis, Spiraea latifolia var. septentrionalis


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Purple


USA: ME , MI , NH , NY
Canada: NS

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Spiraea septentrionalis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Spiraea septentrionalis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Spiraea septentrionalis


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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